Ground Disturbance and Buried Facility Awareness (IRP 17)

Course Description:
This 6 hour course is designed to improve the awareness of the hazards of a ground disturbance and meets or exceeds IRP 17. This program describes the procedures and guidelines that are necessary so you can be aware of the presence of buried facilities in your work area.

The objectives of this course are:

  • What is a ground disturbance
  • Why common hits occur
  • Code of practice
  • Line markings
  • Safety meetings
  • Emergency response planning
  • Backfill procedures
  • Offences and penalties
  • Regulations Federally and Provincially

Time Frame (Hours): 6

Certification (Years): 3

Cost: $120.00